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English noun: shad

1. shad (food) bony flesh of herring-like fish usually caught during their migration to fresh water for spawning; especially of Atlantic coast

Broader (hypernym)fish

Part meronymAlosa sapidissima, common American shad

2. shad (animal) herring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to fresh water to spawn

Broader (hypernym)clupeid, clupeid fish, food fish

Narrower (hyponym)allice, allice shad, allis, allis shad, Alosa alosa, Alosa chrysocloris, Alosa sapidissima, common American shad, river shad

Member meronymAlosa, genus Alosa

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